The graduation show video shows close-up shots of enclosed spaces, fabrics, and structures. Unfocused imagery and limited depth of field contrast with voices from the media that point towards positive action with great intonation. Gradually these voices turn into something else. Words are notable but what do they actually do, where is the focus, and who would still want to stop and listen...?
“Familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth” - Daniel Kahneman
"Loneliness, transforms the inner dialogue of thinking— its “two-in-one,” its “dialogue between me and myself”—into a singular “one,” when the individual is “deserted by [his or her] own self” - Hannah Arendt
The research was inspired by the selective attention problem that occurs in OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) where excessive focus for certain details results in a distrust in the senses.
My aim is:
- to reflect on our subjectivity to create awareness about the limitations of the mind.
- to inspire to be open to the possibility of being wrong, and bring reconsidering in a more positive light.
- to look past yourself
The many faces of repetition:
- call to action
- loss of impact